National code: CPC30120

Certificate III in Shopfitting

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Overview About this course

Help people bring their business dreams to life as a qualified shopfitter. Assist in the designing, planning and construction of a range of different shopfronts, store floors and office spaces as you gain creative and in-demand skills valued across the construction industry.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Craft high quality shop fit outs
    • Mould, cut and shape a variety of materials
    • Understand construction plans, drawings and specifications
    • Organise and order materials for jobs
    • Communicate effectively and follow Work Health and Safety (WHS) procedures

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • Experience assisting a real shopfitting workplace, with projects and key shopfitting tasks
    • Skills to prepare and design plans for contract
    • Experience installing fittings in various business situations
    • The skills and knowledge to start your own sole trader business

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • This course is offered as an apprenticeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

    • To take this course as an apprenticeship you need to be employed as an apprentice in the industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer and
    • Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application​​

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • A general construction induction card (commonly known as a white card). You will need this before you can enter a construction site.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • Punctuality and professionalism to perform your apprenticeship work duties
    • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
  • TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

  • This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: - Qualified shopfitter and - Contractor

Licensing

Licensing requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Visit NSW Fair Trading for licensing requirements and guidelines before you apply.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Shopfitting does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Certificate III in Shopfitting does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Shopfitting does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Shopfitting qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 18 Units of competency, including 12 core and 6 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Apply and trim decorative additions to shopfittings and components CPCSHP3005

  • Assemble and install shopfront structures CPCSHP3003

  • Install internal shop walls and fixtures CPCSHP3008

  • Assemble internal shopfitting units and prepare for transport CPCSHP3004

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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